Former Scot two-sport standout Ford Stainback and the Rice Owls advanced in the NCAA baseball playoffs last night with an 11-4 victory over host Oregeon in the Eugene Regionals. Stainback, who was named to the All-Region Team, had an enormous game with three hits and an RBI.
Rice (44-16) will take on NC State in a best-of-three Super Regional in North Carolina starting Friday. The winner advances to the College World Series in Omaha.
For the season, Stainback. a sophomore, is hitting .293 with 24 RBIs.